There is no trans person elected to the Scottish Parliament, so no one voting on GRR legislation will be directly effected by that decision. This episode gives voice to trans people – those who want to get a Gender Recognition Certificate and those who will still not be able to because they are non-binary. Their […]
Holyrude Ungagged – December 9th 2022
David discusses Scottish aspects of Westminster politics with Ungagged’s Kat Cary (Talking Sense) & Neil Anderson (Ungagged Interviews). Many other aspects of politics included as usual.
Holyrude Episode 4.7 – “Long Pork Kebab”
David McClemont (Twitter: @DavoMc82), Debra Torrance (@HeathPeaPict) and Kat Cary (@kat_cary) discuss the latest events in Scottish and UK politics NEWS – UK Supreme Court Says Scotland Needs Westminster’s Permission For Indyref2 – Tabloids Attack Trade Union Leader – Keir Starmer Named “Politician of the Year” by Right Wing Publication – Tory Peer on PPE […]
Talking Sense Call for Contributions
If you are a trans person living in the UK, we want to hear from you. Here at Talking Sense, we have spoken about trans rights, policy, and GRA reform many times on the podcast, but this time we want to really tell the story of what it’s like to be trans in this present […]
Talking Sense Ep 3.3 – Erin & Kat on why independence matters
NEW #TalkingSense First in a series on why independence matters, Erin @seuntetalk & Kat @kat_cary talk immigration policy and horrors of the home office from a new Scot’s point of view.
Holyrude – Season 4 – Ep 5 – Politics of the jungle.
Holyrude pod talks with Talking Sense’s Kat Cary – co-convenor of SNP Socialists on; tiredness, Keir Starmer on mums.net, Larkhall, Mat Hancock on I’m a Celeb’ and of course Scottish politics. Kat asks in the pod for people with experience of living as a trans person in Scotland to submit a 3 to 5 minute […]
3.2 Talking Sense: The Post-Conference Post-mortem
Kat and Erin are joined by Guest Co-Host Neil Anderson of the Scottish Greens Trade Union Group to chat about the recent SNP and Scottish Greens autumn conferences. SNP Conference Abortion Services in Scotland https://youtu.be/C5Mx6iIzfPs?t=7023 Femicide of Mahsa Amini and Supporting Protestors in Iran https://youtu.be/kiVZmrVPoMM?t=3710 Scottish Greens Conference: STUC Scotland Demands Better https://www.scotland-demands-better.com/ Unite the […]
Holyrude Episode 4.2 – “The Pod Before The Storm”
David McClemont (Twitter: @DavoMc82), Debra Torrance (@HeathPeaPict) and Kat Cary (@kat_cary) discuss the latest events in Scottish and UK politics NEWS – Scottish Green Party Suspend ties with Green Party of England & Wales – Over 330,000 Deaths Linked To Tory Austerity – Chancellor Sacked! – Labour & Tories Compete To Bash Immigrants Music by […]
Talking Sense Podcast – Season 3 – Episode 1
Kat and Erin return for Season 3 after a busy summer to talk about the cost-of-living crisis, the death of Mahsa Amini and protests in Iran, and anti-immigrant actions in politics worldwide. Further info Edinburgh Slavery and Colonialism Legacy Review: https://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/edinburghslaverycolonialism Glasgow Slavery Audit: https://www.glasgow.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=29117 Iran: https://www.nytimes.com/2022/09/28/podcasts/the-daily/iran-protests-women.html Reverse Freedom Rides: https://www.npr.org/sections/codeswitch/2020/02/29/809740346/the-cruel-story-behind-the-reverse-freedom-rides Recommended Reading: https://www.versobooks.com/books/3785-abolition-geography
Holyrude Episode 3.10 – “Slushies, Burgers and Jetlag”
David McClemont (Twitter: @DavoMc82), Debra Torrance (@HeathPeaPict) and Kat Cary (@kat_cary) discuss the latest events in Scottish and UK politics NEWS – Latest in the Tory Leadership contest – Nicola Sturgeon’s future – Protests Against Energy Price Rises – Is Eurovision coming to Glasgow Music by @HippyMuzic Art by @HeathPeaPict Edited by @HeathPeaPict